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Tomato Basil Soup!

Who doesn’t love tomato soup? I love it year round, especially with fresh garden tomatoes and herbs. I recently made a version of Ina Garten’s Roasted Tomato & Basil Soup… 190 more words

Pear Clafouti

Clafouti is a classic French dessert traditionally made with black cherries.  Today’s recipe substitutes the cherries for pears.  Specifically Bartlett pears.  I love The Barefoot Contessa, aka Ina Garten and today’s dessert recipe features Ina’s Pear Clafouti.   441 more words


Spiced Apple Cake

If you are like me and love those foods that take you back to a fond memory, then this is the cake for you!

It reminds me of being young and just starting school in the autumn. 336 more words


Spaghetti Sauce Test: Two Down and Two Too Many to Go

When I decided to test out the spaghetti sauce recipes I have gathered over the years, one extremely important point eluded me. That I would feel compelled to eat all this sauce. 871 more words

Winter Minestrone from Ina Garten

It may not be winter, but I am gathering minestrone recipes, trying to figure out which ones I like best.

Winter Minestrone from Ina Garten.


The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake

Hi friends,

Long time, no talk. It’s been a very busy last few months, but I’ve been able to squeeze in a few books here and there. 501 more words


Spring is in full swing and it's time to picnic

I walked Mt. Auburn Cemetery yesterday as it’s a gorgeous place to take in the luscious smells and views of Spring and reflect. Although it was overcast, the colors seemed brighter and the lilac and lily of the valley permeated the air. 193 more words